Uniport Student Found Dead In Her Apartment
A 200-level female Accounting student of the University of Port Harcourt has been found dead in her apartment in Aluu, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Adaeze’s cause of death could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report on Monday.
Speaking on this incident, the Dean of Student Affairs, UNIPORT, Chima Wokocha, said “Her body was brought to the Chief Lulu-Brigss Health Centre by people who live around her in her lodge.
“She didn’t die in the university hostel. She died in her off-campus residence in Aluu and the scene of the crime was visited by the management of the university, including my humble self.
“The police were there with us also. We acknowledge the fact that she had taken a substance and passed out because there was a bottle of a substance that was found by her side.
“The parents have come there and I think they are making arrangements to take the body.”
The spokesperson for Rivers state police command, Grace Iringe-Koko, confirmed the incident saying, “The Divisional Police Officer said a landlord came to report that he saw his tenant on the ground.
“So the DPO went there, they saw foam coming out from her nose and mouth and they also saw an insecticide close to her (the student).
“So they rushed her to the Hospital where she was confirmed dead. Investigation is ongoing to find out the circumstances leading to her death.”